Find out which shoes are perfect for your prom dress depending on the color of your dress, its length, color and shape.
As you are well aware, proms are in the spring which allows the happy graduates to choose a wide variety of shoes, from closed toe high heels to cut out sandals. Before I will give you some tips on how to combine the whole outfit by giving you a few suggestions here is the perfect prom shoe for any color or style dress.
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Tips for finding the perfect prom shoes:
Let’s start with the color of the shoes which is determined by the color of your dress. For example, if you choose a dress in the candy color range of baby pink or mint green it is best for your shoes to be in the same color, but be careful as there can not be a large discrepancy in the nuances. You could also combine two colors, however, this is only allowed if your dress is not too formal. Try the combination of pastel colors with gold or silver heels and be sure to pick accessories that are gold and silver as well.
As regards to bright colors like yellow, grass green and cobalt blue, you should go with more contrast. Blue and yellow is a great combination, just like cyclamen (a dark reddish purple color) and orange. In order to obtain a good balance choose the same shade for your shoes and bag. If you are more daring and truly love all the colors of the rainbow, stop still must at three color tops and match your makeup and jewelry with them. Keep in mind, combining several colors is only appropriate as long as your dress is not satin or inlaid with stones or beads.
If you admire the more classic prom dresses in white, black, red or beige than look for shoes in the same colors to match your dress. If you want to draw all of the attention of the people around you try on a pair of simple black high heel shoes. The word ‘simple’ doesn’t have to imply boring when you add a few decorations. Glittering stones are perfect to draw the eyes and are always a good option. You can choose from a variety of options – overall littered with stones, discreetly appearing on the heel or the tip of the shoes.
Besides stones, you can also find prom shoes with satin ribbons or various other detailing materials on the shoes. Satin laces are very popular and can be wrapped around the ankle itself, or up the calf. For the more extravagant ladies try shoes with eyelets and studs. They are really distinctive and will accent your outfit to show off your bold side.
From the decorations of your shoes we go to the fabrics, which are of great importance. Fine leather and satin are the most appropriate options when choosing the material of your prom shoes. Of course, the choice of fabric for the shoes depends on your dress. Consider that and you can’t go wrong. Patent leather shoes are also a good choice, although they will probably be less comfortable to wear. Higher quality leather shoes are elegant, classic and go with almost any dress.
Now let us consider the most important part – the type of the shoe you will choose for your prom. As already mentioned, spring allows you to choose among different types of shoes. Ultimately, however, most girls choose a closed shoe with a 3 – 4 inch heel or a high heel sandal.
You could also opt for shoes with cut out toes, cut out heels, or a combination of both. Sandals should have thin straps over the toes and around the heel or be wrapped with a bunch of straps.
The options are many and ultimately you have to decide which style suits you best, but be careful with your shoe/dress combination.
If you choose a long formal dress, try on shoes with closed toes either with a rounded or slightly pointed tip. They are very modern, sexy and feminine. You could also try a few pairs of strappy high heel sandals. If you are opting for a short dress, you can choose a more courageous version of the perfect prom shoe above. Click the link below to start shopping for prom shoes.
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